As a gay man, body standards are ridiculous and fat-shaming is rampant. If you don't resemble a Sean Cody model, you might as well be a eunuch.
But the thicc boy revolution is here, and it's beautiful. The plus-sized male has found his confidence and is taking to Instagram like a Kardashian to money. But now matter how much empowerment we spread, the struggle is still very real.
No one knows that quite like these boys...
1. When the thigh gap becomes a thigh clap
I bought some corduroy slacks in 2011 I almost started a wildfire
— MonsterKing (@CerromeRussell) March 27, 2018
2. When you're not skinny enough to fly economy
If the seats on the airplane were identical to the seats in the airport lobby... I'd be a lot more comfy... #ThiccBoyProblems
— Squiggles (@SquigglesTV) March 17, 2018
3. When your selfie game is less than
Thought of the day: I’m not very good at taking selfies. I wonder if the ratio of my arm length to my thickness is detrimental to my overall success? #science #THICCboyProblems #WhatThe HellAmITalkingAbout
— Kyle Marosz (@KyleKRule) January 25, 2018
4. When your body didn't get the memo that summer is over
It's almost December. I shouldn't be sweating in a t-shirt and jeans. #ThiccBoyProblems
— leon must (@lolwatjustin) November 26, 2017
5. When retail therapy becomes a quest for the Ark of the Covenant
Does topman even sell anything in XL? #ThiccBoyProblems
— George Bennett (@grsb93) October 5, 2017